Saturday, February 5, 2011

NFL

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The NFL players union has discussed a boycott of the NFL Scouting Combine later this month with player agents, according to The Associated Press.
NFL Dish: NFLPA has discussed boycott of Scouting Combine

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the league could face a backlash from fans if they do not reach an agreement with the players' union and prevent a lockout next season.
NFL-Goodell fears fan backlash if no deal with players

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Friday, February 4, 2011

conservative

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GOProud, a group that represents gay conservatives, is on the list of co-sponsors for this year's conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC. Now Liberty Counsel and other groups that focus on social issues are boycotting the event.
Groups Skip conservative Gathering Over Gay Sponsor

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disaster

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Most Tulsans stayed off the roads for a second day Wednesday as crews made 'substantial progress' on major roads and the area struggled to dig out from a record-breaking storm.
disaster still evident the day after the storm

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Thursday, February 3, 2011

NFL

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NFL Alumni Association executive director George Martin is hoping this year to finally get increased pension benefits and better long-term health care for former players.
NFL alumni hoping for better benefits this year

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college sports

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Carrier earns salute Derek Carrier, a junior from Edgerton, Wis., competing for the Beloit college indoor track and field team, has been named the Midwest Conference Field Event Performer of the Week for the week ending Jan. 29.
Beloit college sports News

The Associated Press The Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. A proposed ban on drinking at North Dakota college sporting events has been beaten in the state House. Valley City Rep. Phillip Mueller says the issue should be left to the colleges themselves. He says some college arenas serve alcohol to adults, and the bill would prevent them from doing it. Representatives voted 78-13 on Monday to defeat ...
Drinking ban at ND college sports events beaten

The NFL Players Association said its TV ad, set to run during a college football all-star game this weekend, was rejected by CBS college sports Network because the message was connected to labor negotiations.
Union: Ad rejected by CBS college sports Network

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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

war

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The US can win the Afghan war even if Pakistan does not shut down militant havens on its side of the border, a top US commander says.
Afghan war winnable - US general

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NBA

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NBA Draft 2011: The NBA draft is still over 140 days away and there is plenty that can happen between then and now. But we should take the opportunity to take note of the top players in the country. These are the players that will have the most to gain as we head into the thick of college basketball season. The next NBA stars will be found in this list of gems. Keep in mind a few things. There ...
NBA Draft 2011: The Best First-Round Fit for Each Team

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki said he wanted to play in Europe if there was an NBA work stoppage next season, but the German knows it could be a complicated proposition.
Mavericks Nowitzki eyes Europe should there be an NBA lockout

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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Megan Fox

Megan single? (link)

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war

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During the time he was in Iraq and Afghanistan, Jeremy Profitt was locked in combat mode, his senses constantly alert for the slightest sound, movement or even smell that might signal the presence of danger and even...
Another Source gives war vets a healing outlet

war wounded family: Father, son help each other after suffering brain injuries from blasts
war Wounded: Father, Son Suffer Brain Injuries

NATO's military might will never win the war against Afghanistan's heroin trade alone, an Afghan judge said, urging the alliance to put more energy into weaning farmers off opium poppy crops.
Afghan drug war to be won with crops, not jails: judge

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Monday, January 31, 2011

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Assistant Treasurer Bill Shorten has warned that a disaster fund would be a disincentive to people taking our insurance.
disaster fund 'could hit insurance'

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college sports

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Overall : Michigan 17-7-4, Notre Dame 16-9-5, Western Michigan 14-6-8, Miami 14-9-5, Ohio State 13-11-2, Alaska-Fairbanks 11-10-4, Ferris St. 12-12-4, Northern Michigan 11-13-4, Michigan St. 11-13-4, Lake Superior St. 7-12-7, Bowling Green 8-18-2.
college sports results, schedule

WATERTOWN -- Broome Community college's made more shots from behind the three-point arc than from in front of it in winning at Jefferson Community college on Saturday, 71-51.
college sports: Broome CC women go on 3-point tear in basketball win

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Sunday, January 30, 2011

NFL

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To understand just how good the NFL's ratings have been this season -- the best in about 15 years -- it helps to take a moment and compare the league to the rest of TV. Games on CBS, Fox and NBC averaged 20 million viewers. The average for the prime-time programming on the four major networks, the most coveted slots on the schedule?
NFL riding remarkable TV ratings into Super Bowl

The NFL already is feeling financial effects from the uncertainty of its labor negotiations. The league estimates its cumulative gross revenue losses could reach $1.7 billion by 2015 if there is no agreement with the players' union before the next regular season is scheduled to start.
NFL: Owners, players have 'lot at risk' if no deal

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A conservative strategy seminar set up by a pair of billionaire brothers whose opposition to President Barack Obama's policies are well known is expected to draw as many as 1,000 protesters this weekend in Rancho Mirage.
conservative Conference Slated as Opposition Groups Plan Protest

Washington (CNN) - A conservative group that last year helped defeat GOP Sen. Bob Bennett of Utah in his bid...
Will Hatch feel the heat from conservative groups?

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